About this Program

Department Information

The mission of the Department of Statistics is to provide its students with a fundamental understanding of statistical reasoning and methodology, to train them to apply this knowledge to the collection and analysis of data, and to prepare them for careers in a highly technological society in which science and decision-making are increasingly driven by a rapid expansion in the quantity and availability of data.


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  • This minor requires a minimum of five STA courses.
  • STA 3024 or STA 3032 should be taken prior to the STA 4210 and STA 4211.
  • No more than three transfer credits may be applied to the minor.
  • Students must complete a minimum of six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.

Required Courses

STA 4210Regression Analysis3
STA 4211Design of Experiments3
Approved electives9
Total Credits15


Approved Electives

STA 3024Introduction to Statistics 23
or STA 3032 Engineering Statistics
STA 4222Sample Survey Design3
STA 4321Introduction to Probability3
STA 4322Introduction to Statistics Theory3
STA 4502Nonparametric Statistical Methods3
STA 4504Categorical Data Analysis3
STA 4702Multivariate Statistical Methods3
STA 4712Introduction to Survival Analysis3
STA 4821Stochastic Processes3
STA 4853Introduction to Time Series and Forecasting3
STA 4911Undergraduate Research in Statistics0-3
STA 4930Special Topics3